Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

CAROLYN McMAHON is a high-energy teacher with years of experience in early childhood and kindergarten classrooms, and as an elementary librarian. She is a sought after national presenter who is known for her interactive and highly practical seminars. She is the co-author of several books including the Wee Can series and materials used in classrooms throughout the United States, as well as PURPOSEFUL PLAY-BASED LEARNING: Increase Students’ Academic Progress and Social Emotional Growth (Preschool, Pre-K, and Kindergarten), the handbook you will receive at her seminar. Carolyn’s wealth of experience, passion for young learners and sense of humor are evident in her seminars.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“This was outstanding! Carolyn is knowledgeable, energetic, and inspiring! And so valuable to have a presenter who is in the trenches and can provide such useful and realistic strategies and who obviously LOVES what she does! Thank you, Carolyn!”

This was an amazing seminar from start to finish! Lots of great information with all questions answered! Carolyn has wonderful enthusiasm and an obvious love for learning and teaching.”

“I honestly believe that Carolyn surpasses her previous STELLAR every single time I am with her! What a gifted teacher and presenter. Thank you!”

“This was one of the best seminars I’ve attended! I gained so much information and resources from attending this seminar. I cannot wait to use it in my classroom. I would love to attend another seminar of Carolyn’s if she has any more! Thank you again!!”

“This was a wonderful seminar! And I have been to A LOT of PD in 25 years. This was one of the best. I can’t wait to share what we learned with my colleagues at school.